Worker Electrocuted While Trimming Trees

The hired worker was about 10 feet in the air when he came into contact with a powerline, which was mixed in with the tree branches.

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    The man was electrocuted while trimming trees, fire rescue said.

    A man hired to do tree trimming in a Hollywood neighborhood was electrocuted Friday afternoon, Fire Rescue said.

    The hired worker was about 10 feet in the air when he came into contact with a power line, which was mixed in with the tree branches.

    He was shocked and died, authorities said. The man was in his 50s.

    The incident occurred at 2813 Dewey Street.

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